Lake Junaluska
Experience Lake Junaluska
February 22, 2011
In This Issue
Biltmore Packages
Rafting and Zipline
TIMS Gathering
WCU Wesley Foundation Classic
Social Justice Ministries expand
God's Call to Care for Creation
Upcoming Events Calendar
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Biltmore Estate Packages 


Discount tickets now available daily at the Bethea Welcome Center. Discounted lodging rates available for guests visiting Biltmore Estate.  


Whitewater Rafting and Zipline Adventures


Looking for an exciting rafting or zipline trip this spring? Lake Junaluska partners with the best whitewater rafting and ziplining companies around. With packages starting as low as $105 per person, there is a trip that can accommodate any group.These packages include lodging, meals, and rafting on the river of your choice. 


TIMS Gathering
Lake Junaluska Sunset
April 11-14 
This is an annual gathering of Interim Ministry pastors who have completed all three phases of the Intentional Interim Ministry Trainings for the purpose of continuing education, networking, reaffirmation, and growth.  READ MORE
Leading the Middle Size Church
July 25-28 
Leading the Middle Size Church seminar will identify and examine the unique characteristics of the mid-size (100-250 average worship) church. Many clergy find that they must redefine their role as pastor in the mid-size church due to its increasing demands and complexities. READ MORE
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WCU Wesley Foundation hosts Golf Classic
WCU Wesley Foundation

April 16, 2011 

The Wesley Foundation at Western Carolina University invites you to shake the winter chill off your clubs to participate in their inaugural Golf Classic at the Lake Junaluska Golf Course.  


"The Wesley Foundation at WCU has provided a place for students to fellowship since the mid-1950s," explains Jay Hinton, WCU Wesley Foundation Campus Minister. "Each year, the Wesley Foundation reaches out to hundreds of students at the WCU campus. We decided that a Golf Classic would be a fun way to raise funds to continue our ministry."  


The classic will include a shotgun start at 1:00pm, and will be captains choice. The entry fee is $200 per team of 4, or $50 for an individual who will be put on a team upon arrival. The fee includes 18 holes of golf, a gift bag, a post tournament cookout, and chances for prizes. READ MORE 

Social Justice and Ethnic Ministries expand
Carl Arrington

The Rev. Dr. Carl Arrington, Director of African-American Ministries at Lake Junaluska, now has another important role: coordinator of Social Justice and Ethnic Ministries. Beginning January 2011, Arrington assumed his new responsibilities in addition to his current duties, which includes guiding the development of ongoing and new Lake Junaluska Ministry events that explore a wide range of social justice topics.


God's Call to Care for Creation
Cross at Sunset


Since 2006, Caring for Creation at Lake Junaluska has provided training and information that attendees can put into action at their local churches, communities, and homes. With a strong focus on climate change, preservation of endangered species, energy use, and much more, Caring for Creation 2011, March 31 - April 3, offers a diversity of resources. READ MORE 

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  • Confirmation at Lake Junaluska - Our whole weekend will be focused on 5 key words: Prayers, Presence, Gifts, Services, and Witness. READ MORE 
Lake Junaluska Upcoming Events
Full calendar of events can be found at 
March - July

3/18 - 3/20    Confirmation Retreat 1, 2011 
3/18 - 3/20    Ebony Youth Christian Vocation Exploration Retreat 
3/20 - 3/25    Road Scholar: Appalachian Literature 2011 
3/25 - 3/27    Confirmation Retreat 2, 2011 
3/27 - 4/1      Road Scholar: Explore the Cherokee 2011 
3/31 - 4/3      Caring for Creation 
4/1 - 4/3        Confirmation Retreat 3, 2011 
4/4 - 4/6        African-American Clergy Leadership Retreat 
4/8 - 4/10      Confirmation Retreat 4, 2011 
4/10 - 4/15    Road Scholar: Culture of the Southern Appalachians 2011 
4/22 - 4/24    Easter at Lake Junaluska 
5/1 - 5/6        Road Scholar: The Life and Times of Teddy Roosevelt 
5/15 - 5/18     Road Scholar: Inside Great Smoky Mnts. National Park 2011 
6/16- 6/19      SURGE into Missions: Weekend 1
6/19 - 6/24     Music and Worship Arts Week
6/23 - 6/26     SURGE into Missions: Weekend 2
6/24 - 6/26     Native American Summer Conference
6/30 - 7/3       Rekindling the Flame of the Laity Conference
7/3 - 7/4         Lake Junaluska Singers Concerts
7/3 - 7/4         Independence Day Celebrations
7/3 - 7/7         Youth in Missions
7/7 - 7/10       SURGE into Missions: Weekend 4
7/10 - 7/14     SURGE into Missions: Week 2
7/10 - 7/14     SOULfeast
7/13 - 7/15     African-American Preaching Summit
7/14 - 7/17     SURGE into Missions: Weekend 5
7/17 - 7/21     SURGE into Missions: Week 3
7/24 - 7/27     Road Scholar: Folkmoot USA 2011
7/25 - 7/28     Leading the Middle Size Church
7/27 - 7/31     Sacred / Liturgical Dance
7/31 - 8/3       Road Scholar: Cherokee 2011
7/31 - 8/2       Lake Junaluska Ministry Summit
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